Information Skills Workshops

Information Skills Workshops (Semester 1, 2019-20)

 

The Library prepares a series of workshops for you to sharpen your information skills. Click HERE to register.

 

Date Time Topical Workshop
12 Sep 2019 (Thu) 15:00-16:00 Library Workshop for Freshmen
24 Sep 2019 (Tue) 13:00-14:00 Essential Information Skills for Assignment Success
30 Sep 2019 (Mon) 15:00-16:00 Making Effective Use of Library Online Resources
02 Oct 2019 (Wed) Finding Business Information I
04 Oct 2019 (Fri) Finding Business Information II
09 Oct 2019 (Wed) Making a Professional Presentation
11 Oct 2019 (Fri) 13:00-14:00 Using RefWorks to Manage Your References
15 Oct 2019 (Tue) 15:00-16:00 Visualizing Your Research Data **Bring your own computer.

 

Date Time Subject Specific Workshop
To request a session, please fill in the Online Form. The librarian will contact you within two working days to schedule a meeting. Library Resources for Student of School of Business
Library Resources for Student of School of Humanities and Social Science
Library Resources for Student of School of Communication
Library Resources for Student of School of Translation
Library Resources for Student of School of Decision Sciences

 

1.Library Workshop for Freshmen

The Library has books, magazines, computers, online learning tools, movies, e-newspapers and many resources useful for your study and research. In this workshop, students will learn new important concepts like ‘database’ ‘journal’, ‘Peer-review’ etc. The knowledge acquired in this workshop will provide a good foundation for the information searching process in various academic activities. 

All freshmen are welcome!

 

2. Essential Information Skills for Assignment Success

This workshop introduces Library resources and tools for research as well as features of Google Scholar. Demonstrations will be provided during the session to help participants to acquire advanced skills in using SearchPlus, various multidisciplinary databases, and Google Scholar to fulfill information needs for academic purposes.

 

3. Making Effective Use of Library Online Resources

This workshop aims to introduce participants with advanced research skills and tools associated with relevant Library resources to help in their assignment and research projects. The CRRAP concept, information searching strategies, and bibliographic management tool, RefWorks will also be introduced.

 

4. Finding Business Information I

This workshop focuses on equipping participants skills to locate company information as well as profile and industry trends in different library databases. The use of 3 main databases: Business Source Ultimate, Business Insights: Global, Nexis Uni, will be demonstrated.

 

5. Finding Business Information II

In this workshop, participants will learn how to find business news and analyst reports effectively. The instructor will also demonstrate the use of library databases Factiva, Passport, and CSMAR Solution. Participants will Learn how to find business information related to various business research topics.

 

6. Making a Professional Presentation

In this workshop, participants will learn how to plan, design, and deliver different types of presentations. Some cool and new presentation tools will be demonstrated during the session. Join this workshop and learn how to be a professional presenter.

 

7. Using RefWorks to Manage Your References

This workshop will introduce participants to make use of the web-based bibliographic management tool RefWorks to create reference lists and inserting citations in assignments. The creation of different citation styles such as APA, MLA, Chicago, Harvard Style, etc. will also be demonstrated.

 

8.Visualizing Your Research Data     (**Bring your own computer)

Data visualization can be a powerful tool to share your research findings with your intended audience. Join this workshop and learn how to design effective visualizations. Some commonly used visualization tools will be introduced to workshop participants.

 

9. Library Resources for Student of different Schools (Subject Area Specific)

This workshop will guide you to search for library resources in different subject areas.

 

Venue: Library E-Learning Classroom (A114, 1/F of the Library)

ECA Hours / iGPS units are counted. Seats are limited.

Click HERE to register.

Hands-on practice is available.

 

Last update: 30 August 2019